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loving one another

Pastoral Staff

James Baxter

As the primary teaching pastor, Pastor Jim has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He has served at New Hope since 2004, although Pastor Jim’s connection to New Hope really began as a child when his father, Pastor Bob, planted the church. Pastor Jim and his wife, Wendy, have four children. He…

Paul Reynolds

Pastor Paul joined the New Hope staff in 2014 after completing his Master of Divinity at Covenant Theological Seminary. Paul oversees our discipleship ministries and leads our worship services. Paul has a bachelor’s degree in clarinet performance from UMKC and leads a variety of music at New Hope. His interests include cooking, films, books, contemporary culture,…